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as to how the animals should act. so he went to st. lawrence bay canada to understand how seals behave in their natural habitat. he recorded the seals' cries so their robotic protege would have over 20 real sounds with which to be programmed. the robotic seal is covered with sensors that enable it to respond to visual, audio and tactile stimuli. shibata developed the touch sensors, placed in 12 spots around the robot, so when a person strokes him, he can determine the direction and speed as well as amount of pressure being applied. >> translator: he learns who movement will encourage its owner to pet it. the owner or others who stroke him, will determine what kind of personality it has and the movements it makes. >> reporter: o . >> reporter: 1,700 robots have been sold. and many hospitals have validated its therapeutic effect. >> translator: hello there. oh, you're so smart. >> reporter: five years ago, this day care center in toyama prefecture started using the robot. they said they felt noticeably better after interacting with the robot. >> translator: everyone's face lights up when
to the atlantic today. hurricane igor is barreling toward canada. along the u.s. coast. it is keeping its hurricane strength after brushing past bermuda. home video shows the storms pounding the popular tropical islands. the storm knocked down trees and knocked out power to tens of thousands of islanders residen(q >>> looking around here in our area, no sign of any severe weather at the mercury is starting to rise pretty quickly. it will get nice and hot just- in-time were autumn. -- just in time for autumn. >> it is washington whether after all. look at the sunshine outside. just another great day. it looks and feels a lot like yesterday afternoon. we were in the 40's and most outlying areas early today. and the town of 75. -- honeytown at 75. >>> the federal reserve meets today to discuss whether to take more steps to help the economy. this one day after president obama got an earful from some voters. >> i am exhausted. i am exhausted of defending you, your administration. >> this was at a cnbc town hall. president obama face voters frustrated about the economy. many of them said they v
-month journey across the united states and lower canada. i document this tore on a map that i painted for the project and also from previous projects called the road map to lost america. on the map i have taken all of the contemporary borders off the map and replaced them with native territories, and then overlaid it with contemporary highways. i have scheduled venue stops at different areas along the tour, from california to south dakota, that will serve as headquarters for my local research. when i was researching the traveling medicine show, i came across this. they had put out an elixir, and it referred to the elements that came out because of the high stress, high-pressure life, mostly because of the industrial revolution. anyway, i was fascinated by the term american-itis, and i thought it did a lot about the stress-related illnesses, and i was impressed that they picked up on that and the 1800's. i did a survey to see if it was irrelevant element today. i have a series of eight painted banners that are retellings of american history. i am particularly interested in transition h
, what i think is a threat for a delicate balance for the medical canada's dispensaries. that is my roll call introduction -- for the medical cannabis dispensaries. clerk calvillo: thank you, supervisor daly. supervisor alioto-pier. supervisor alioto-pier: sexual assault and rape cases must be a priority in san francisco, in the current situation is inaccurate. -- and the current situation is inaccurate korea, while i command chief -- is an accurate. while i commend chief gascon and mr. hammer, i have the following recommendations to establish a timeline for testing dna evidence based on best practices, which we also do not denote -- do not do. coordination between providers requires the police department to report on testing in prosecution rates before the board of supervisors, and a look forward to working with all the stakeholders to see this through as soon as possible. i also wanted to vote make it aware of the amendments in my legislation -- i also wanted to make aware of the amendments in my legislation. this is set for land use next week, and i wanted to make sure that these amen
of sunshine throughout the day. high pressure through eastern canada, bringing us an area of sunshine and mild temperatures, with a light wind out of the south. we should warm up to 80, maybe a few isolated areas, may hit the low 80s, the big change, tomorrow, at 90 degrees. the latest on that in a few minutes, the forecast for the rest of the week. >> more active out in the kr tropics. and a celestial delight, we will show you in a few minutes. >>> jerry edwards joining us with the arrest. fnchlths has been a very difficult commu. fortunately, things have settled down. from rush hour to construction hours. that is what we are looking at. aoss the 14th street bridge. crews came out, took awayhe far left lane. the beginning of the bridge, plid span. no delays, everything is moving well. >> south of town, at the wilson bridge. a minor distraction, work crews are on the shoulder. two lanes do remain open. >>> it was a tough commute for virginia drivers this morning from, chopper 4, can you see the multile vehicle crash, in tyson's corner. major traffic delays. ere were no major injuries. a new ve
, a breeding ground for mosquitoes and disease. some of the countries like new zealand, scotland, canada, say that they would like the teams to be moved into hotels if things are not clean up in time. a massive embarrassment for the organizers. >> still to come, why has an infestation of bedbugs cause mayhem in manhattan? could belgium ceased to exist as a country? some of them have been asking that after inconclusive elections last june and they have been without a government for over 100 days. there are politicians who think it might be better to split belgium into two. >> the schools are open but belgium has been without a government for 100 days. the main political parties are split between the flemish speaking majority in the french speaking minority. the status of brussels in the flemish speaking part of the country is a point of contention. at some point they will have to make a deal, but it is likely to take some time yet. >> i am optimistic, that is immoral to the in belgium. >> politicians continue to argue that there is a caretaker administration in place in it seems to be to reach
into canada with winds of hurricane status. lisa is a tropical storm at five miles an hour. take a look at the cone. it takes you out to sunday and barely moves. on the watercraft craft in effect. when the winds do turn around to the south. overall topping out at 77 this afternoon. it will be a beautiful one. tonight we go down to 59. tomorrow we go up to 88 degrees. the heat starts kick in. it sticks around and we'll have the five-day coming up. >> looks great. >> 48 when i came in this morning, i had the top down. >> it's all perspective. >> and the heat on. a reminder, great prostate challenge is coming up. make sure you come out for the run, the walk and a lot more fun as marty is the mc. it's at towson university johnny unitas stadium. for more information, go to wjz.com. and still to come on eyewitness news at noon, don't forget to get your flu shot. hear how it can help your help besides preventing you from getting sick. here are the stories we're following on our website at this hour. for constant updates, go to wjz.com. ,,,, >>> in today's healthwatch report there's another rea
temperatures coming ow down out of the nniggbor to the north. canada, sending us a fresh cool breeze. and humidity levels at %-so the temppratures, as you s, -orth in wilmington.ú at 57. and looking at 2 in baltimore. 60 in hagerstown. and oot there in winchester,,3 northerr virginia, 60. dc at 67 nd we saw warmer temmerattres in the mid to upper 80s to thh south of us. continue to see tte warmer air pushing up as we see high pressure move just off to the east. looking at the temperatures. new england stttes. only 51 degrees in albany. ú%obaaly drop down to the upper3 40s potentially tonight. so the cooler air is slowly working the way down. look at the difference in temperatures. from cleveland at 59 to indianapolis at 78. 30 minutes ago, 80 degrees there. and some f that warm air builds in with the help of high pressure. here is what is goiig oo. mechanism of the atmosphere. here is what is happening. high pressuue is cllckwise, rotating air.3 so we have clockwise rotating air and also sinking air, from a lost to the surface. so what is happening is that we are not seeing much
an environmentally friendly pig that is being developed in canada pshtion cattle resistant to mad cow disease. >>> johns hopkins hospital is looking a little blue this week. >> hospital signature the dome lighted blue to raise awareness about prostate cancer. the dome lighted nightly through saturday more than 217,000 men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each and every year. most common form% of cancer among american male. % >>> john harbaugh finds call geico and see how much you could save on homeowners insurance. old old bbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >>. >> john harbaugh had a belly full of the referee sunday aaternoon in cincinnati ray lewis and the roughing the úppears on thugs. harbaugh paiiion at low levels and after
, and a significant reinvestment in media. we spend $400,000 a year. that is $1.37 for everyone in the room. canada, $20. england, $80. that is how much they spend, and they are the country that are on the top of the list for healthy as democracies. we have to get our priorities straight. to bail out a.i.g., $565 a person. maybe a couple of dollars for public media is a bargain. >> so speaking of public funding for media, glenn fanrkle, you have been a correspondent for the "washington post" and you have also been based in london. let's take the bbc model. there are funded by a tv license fee that is charged to the public. whoever can get the bbc, pays for the bbc. would something like that work in the u.s.? >> first of all, the bbc has a great model. i also think we need to remember what journalism is. journalism, among other things, has to be independent, somewhat autonomous, had to have the ability to report things that people do not want to see. whether they are government, organizations, powerful individuals. my second time and the london bureau chief was it during the iraq war. the bbc had so
in the u.n. security council, up against portugal and canada. two seats and three countries. so she's campaigning for germany to get one of those seats in to douse an1. >>hat was from new york. the surge of support for a far- right party in sweden's national elections on sunday is sparking concern in protests in the country that until now has prided itself on openness and tolerance. the anti-democrat sweden democrat party got more than 5% of the vote, enabling them to parliament for the first time. the prime minister, center-right coalition, has lost its absolute majority and is looking for a potential partners to lead a minority government. >> the verdict of the swedish papers was as unanimous as it was despondent. the word chaos dominated the headlines. the success of the far right sweden democrats as shocked many. and there's growing concern about how the political deadlock can be broken. >> i think it will lead to increased suspicion and hostility towards immigrants. rand topple laws. >> it is said that the sweden democrats are kingmakers one solution for this. >> for now, that
sell cigarettes. in canada, there are no pharmacies that sell cigarettes. they have been outlawed. thank you so much for your consideration. i will answer any questions you might have. supervisor chiu: thank you. mr. gordon? >> thank you, dr. katz, for your leadership with this issue. my name is bob gordon. i am a member of the san francisco tobacco free coalition. after saying just a few words i would like to deliver to you several letters from pharmacists in san francisco. they would like to see all pharmacies, licensed, her becoming tobacco free. i would like to read a typical comment, both of these pharmacists were not able to leave their stores to make it to the hearing. the first is from gerald of a los. "der supervisors, pharmacies dispense medication and health information to promote and maintain the good health of our patients. to this end, case has not carried tobacco products for 11 years. i am writing to urge support of the ordinance, banning the sale of tobacco products in all stores and pharmacies. -- pharmacies." another pharmacist here from the castro, "time for sa
controversial i ever did and that was to pardon the so-called draft dodgers who escaped into canada. and i did that before i ever began to walk down toward the oval office. >> larry: wow. did that come up in the campaign, that issue? >> no, it never did. no. >> larry: but you knew you were going to do it? >> yes, i knew i was going to do it. a lot of people that were families of those men and a few women, i think, who went to canada and they were -- they wanted to come back home so i issued a blanket pardon for them. i got some criticism, obviously. a lot of folks thought they should be executed for treason and to forth. >> larry: it's funny -- not funny but that you are here on the opening day of the u.n. opening and your book is published at the same time and that iran is in the news. we'll be talking to president ahmadinejad on wednesday. >> all right. >> larry: and now we have this lady held more than a year on spying charges and iran says they want eight arrested iranians released. what do you make of all of this? >> well, first of all, i think we ought to keep maximum communication with
. because fall and cool air is up in canada. it's bumping up against that really moist, hot air over the middle of the country. that's why we're going to get wet weather especially on this front as it sags through iowa and northern missouri, wisconsin, eventually even into chicago. we'll have to watch out for a chance of strong storms. eastern seaboard, high pressure in control. this is a cooler air. it's once the high moves away, that return flow, that really warms things up. trouble spot today maybe going in and out of the minneapolis airport early this morning. but those storms are already starting to head out. eventually they'll work their way through wisconsin, much of iowa. they shouldn't arrive into chicago until later this afternoon or this evening. so the forecast for your tuesday, nice conditions. new england, cool start. beautiful afternoon. same with d.c. but hot weather from atlanta down through montgomery, shreveport, memphis. these areas had a very hot summer, lynn, and it's going to continue today. i mean, usually, an example, in louisville, three weeks ago we should
a court date in las vegas. police say he was found with a bag of cocaine in a canada is antiowe bathroom following a show. officials say mars, whose hit song, love the way you are, is still topping the chart had 2.6 grams of coke on him. formal charges still have not been filed but mars has been told to be in court in november. >>> it is official. the worst recession in decades is over. an academic panel confirms the recession ended in june of last year. the national bureau of economic research says the recession began in december of 2007 an lasted 18 months. that is the longest recession the country has endured since world war ii. president obama weighed in on the subject during a town hall meeting on cnbc. >> obviously, for the millions of people who are still out of the work, people who have seen their home values decline, people would are struggling to pay the bills day to day, it is still very real for them. >> as for the recovery, most economists do agree, it is moving very slowly. >>> how does your tap water taste? coming up next, details of a local blind taste test. >>> plus, do
of newfoundland, canada. >> our weather was certainly interesting over the weekend. i'm thinking for a second are we in new orleans with the humidity. unbelievable. >> yeah. we had the unbelievable and scattered showers and cloud cover and we had it all. nice start to the week. >> a lot of sunshine out there. let's get a look in san francisco. 72 degrees. winds westley at 21 miles per hour. the fog is holding off and with all that sunshine here at coastline, we also had as a result some warm temperatures here inland as well. right now 78 in livermore. a jump of about eight degrees here for a lot of inland spots. 77 in san jose and 78 in sunnyvale and temperatures in the 60s to low 70s from san francisco to down the peninsula. the cool front that moved through yesterday helped to dry our air back out and kind of stabilize us from the humidity and the scattered showers thatlingered over the weekend. now for tomorrow, don't get too used to the heat. we're looking at temperatures dropping five to ten degrees but then we'll be going back up again in our seven-day forecast with some potential major
from nbc's tom costello. >> reporter: at a fish farm in canada, scientists are turning these tiny atlantic salmon eggs into a sort of super fish, injecting them with a growth hormone from chinook salmon. that causes them to grow twice as fast, meaning twice the harvest. the company, aqua bounty, says the science can relieve overfishing and put more salmon on dinner plates. >> in terms of the appearance, the taste, the texture, and the biology, the salmon is the same. >> reporter: but consumer health and environmental groups have dubbed the salmon franken fish. and ben and jerry's ice cream has launched a something's fishy campaign. against the salmon and any genetically altered animals for consumption. >> today, it's the fish we're talking about. but very soon it will be a genetically engineered pig, a chicken. >> reporter: at a fish market in d.c. today, mixed reaction. >> just common sense. i think it's not supposed to be healthy. >> would i eat genetically enhanced food? we're already doing it in processed foods. >> reporter: since no one has ever eaten genetically engineered f
seaboard tonight as it heads north to newfoundland, canada. bermuda is cleaning up the storm which was still at hurricane strength when it brushed the island. the storm surge pushed sand into some buildings. the only reported death from the storm recorded yesterday from a man surfing off the carolina coast. >>> bill martin is here to talk to us about fall coming up ahead. >> it wasn't that hot but it felt hot, didn't it? a little bit of humidity left in the air. sprinkle activity. temperatures are trending down. they will be the warmest day for a couple of days. as we go outside, i will show you where we are in temperatureland. we have 80 in santa rosa. 77 in san jose. temperatures tomorrow at this time will be about 4 degrees dealer. these are the highs from today, highs tomorrow, cool he. it felt a lot warmer than 81 in antioch. 81 in livermore but it was a function of the humid imported over the weekend as the weather system slid through here and didn't deposit much in the way of rainfall. but it was moist and drizzly. today, temperatures were here. tomorrow temperatures go here
'rfeeli some of that chill here wh hi presse pushing down from eastern canada through the mid atlantic states. clear sky. plenty of sun. it should get us up to near 80 by afternoon. and then cool tonight. not as chilly as this morning. warming up with a southwesterly breeze. it will keep it on the summery side. jerry, how is the traffic? >> we continue to follow breaking news where the accidt remains two right lanes remain closed. all this occurred on the inner loop of the beltway between i-66 and route 7. two left lanes get by. it's jammed leaving springfield all the way up. unfortunatel there is no shoulder because that's part of the construction zone there. we have to wait for the tow trucks to get there. can't move the cars out until the tow trucks arrive a pull them out completely. be forewarned. from springfield to 66 it is a nightmare. over on 66, because of the location of t accident, making for an extremely difficult merge coming in on 66 trying to get on to or beyond the capital beltwy. 66 delays begin centerville most of the way in. that, too, is a parking lot. drop down route 50.
of that. brings in the cooler air down from canada. but high shifts east. ú%d it will start to drag in the warmer air. our temperatures will continue to increase wednesday, thursday, friday. especially by thursday, friday. big noticeable differenne in the ttmperatures. future scan shows what we an ppedict to see. for tomorrow, ssnshine. but moisture works in as the warmer temperatures build in. get some instabilitt in the atmosphere. and few chance for pop-up showers into wednesday night. so that will be the neet chance for showers. 30 perrent chance. and thhn we will get more sunú behind that. eastern shore, looking at thh forecast for tomorrow. 77 degrees. winds out of the north at five to 10. sun in easton ann chestertown. and 78 to 79 degrees. with sunshine. and then the western portion of the state. temperatures will be right around 77 degrees. but start to warm up as well. as that warm air builds in from the westt ú%wntown tomorrow. plenty of sunshine. 79. %-on the five-day forecast. you can see 87 degrees. looking from 79 to 87 on wednesday.3 30 percent hance forrshowers.
, to 45 just north of williston, north dakota. look at how cold it is in canada. we'll be tapping into that air this weekend. it won't be in a massive gust. you can see the winds traversing the country from west to east. that puts strong winds overhead and allows our thunderstorms to poke up into those and tap that wind and bring it into the surface. part of the waves, we may have some strong winds tomorrow. look at the latest rain fall forecast with chicago get nothing on some of this moisture. our 7-day forecast shows 76. that was the high today. it will be up to 90 tomorrow. 82 should be the high on wednesday, and close to 90 or 91 on thursday. friday, 75, and the weekend, cool, in the lower mid-70s with winds off the lake. the vernal equinn ox wednesday night. >> with the 90s, you've created the fun, thank you. >> we'll bring the balloons, thank you . >>> photos of the day captures, let's go back one day, why not, bears win and a rainy day today. here are the chicago tribune photos of the day. ♪ ♪ hello sunshine ♪ sweet as you can be ♪ i love waking up [ chuckles ] ♪
are live at the competition for the 2010 national -- it it includes canada -- it is the best dog out of the united states and america when it comes to sheep dog herding. >> it is the best dog and the one that everybody wants to breed to and wants pups off of. >> reporter: so is it like horse racing, if your dog gets good then you breed them. >> i don't think there is any money to be made. >> reporter: but same concept? >> yes. people have trained and trialed for a year just to get here. they're already the top 150 dogs in north america. now they want to see if their the best dog in north america. >> reporter: what do you win, other than bragging rights. >> bragging rights, a trophy and a little bit of money. what he's doing here is he's trying to split the cheap. it's the ale end of the course. the dog has to come through and hold the necessary shape. >> reporter: now are they always working just four sheep? >> no. they might be working five or three. four is a good number. >> reporter: do you get to choose that as the handler? >> no. you choose nothing. your dog cannot have ever bee
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and canada. and how do the dogs get here. >> by accruing points over the year. the top 150 dogs make it into the national finals. those are very coveted spots and everybody wants to be here running in the big show. >> reporter: and give me an idea how big the sport it out there. >> i think there is 700 dogs on the high point list. that would give must indication. i've just come back from utah and colorado on a big western circuit, and it's a busy intensely competitive sport and refinements are a beauty. what a great thing to see. >> reporter: and i think intense is word to use because this is your dog, right? >> yes. this is my dog ross and she is a competitor and very intense, as you see, wanting to be the one doing the job. >> reporter: but we have another dog out there doing the job and look at that dog just holding the sheep at bay. so explain how this works. >> this is when she asks the dogs to go left, that's left. when she goes to the right, that's right. and to walk up, is to wake up, like that. all of these things meant to go to catch the sheep, catching the sheep and sendin
the damage. you see right here, igor now weakening as it heads north into the atlantic. and canada as well. all right. time for some football, mr. kilmeade. >> monday night football. they keep playing it on monday nights. saints visit san francisco. let's see what's happened. there were some ceremonies going on. they retired hall of famer jerry rice's number. raiders retired on that and kind of blacked that out. this game went down to the wire. fourth quarter super bowl champs they were up. they get a two point conversion and it looks like time would be running out and we go into overtime when garrett hartley would kick a field goal. don't leave any time for drew brees, he'll beat you. cubs outfielder tyler colvin remains in the hospital after having his chest punctured by a shattered bat much the rookie is being treated with a chest tube to prevent his lung from collapsing. finally in new york, the yankees honor their former owner before last night's game against the rays in new york. former manager joe torre along with yankee greats don mattingly, the yogi berra and the steinbrenner monu
and scientists say it is safe, critics are not convinced. >> reporter: at a fish farm in canada, scientists are turning these tiny atlantic salmon eggs into a sort of super fish, injecting them with a growth hormone from chinook salmon that causes them to grow twice the fast and twice the harvest. the company says the scientist can relieve overfishing and put more salmon on dinner plates. >> in terms of appearance, taste and texture and biology, the salmon is the same. >> reporter: but consumer health and environmental groups have dubbed the salmon franken fish. ben & jerry's ice cream have launched a something's fishy campaign and any genetically altered animals for consumption. >> today it is the genetically engineered fish and then a pig and chicken. >> reporter: mixed reaction. >> common sense. it's not supposed to be healthy. >> would i eat genetically enhanced food? we're already doing it with processed food. >> reporter: no one has eaten genetically altered fish. and some people have such violent reactions to fish. the fda has already determined it is safe to eat. but the union that
had no idea what was really going on in canada are -- in kandahar. that was a big alarm. there was a very vigorous and critique of our intelligence work in afghanistan last january raising these same questions. the disturbing thing was that he was there for eight years and we do not know that much more about the people of afghanistan or that much more about the power brokers than we did when we first went into afghanistan in 2002. we wrote this really gloomy report and we did not count on bob woodward publishing it in "the washington post." but he did. this change to the debate in afghanistan in the united states to a degree, combined with some other unfortunate news. the afghan presidential election in august-september 2009. those two events contributed to the white house reviewing or going back over their strategy for afghanistan. whenever you do a strategic plan, used her with a list of planning assumptions. if any of the internet to be wrong -- when every do a strategic plan, you start out with a list of planning assumptions. if any of them turn out to be wrong, then
. the problem is that we had no idea what was really going on in canada are -- in kandahar. that was a big alarm. there was a very vigorous and critique of our intelligence work in afghanistan last january raising these same questions. the disturbing thing was that he was there for eight years and we do not know that much more about the people of afghanistan or that much more about the power brokers than we did when we first went into afghanistan in 2002. we wrote this really gloomy report and we did not count on bob woodward publishing it in "the washington post." but he did. this change to the debate in afghanistan in the united states to a degree, combined with some other unfortunate news. the afghan presidential election in august-september 2009. those two events contributed to the white house reviewing or going back over their strategy for afghanistan. whenever you do a strategic plan, used her with a list of planning assumptions. if any of the internet to be wrong -- when every do a strategic plan, you start out with a list of planning assumptions. if any of them turn out to be wrong, then
companies using these, especially in canada. i was wondering, on the state legislative side, is there anything we can do as an industry to help them work in the state-to-state level with one voice versus going individually state to state to try to get regulations that are written? all the states and to be moving toward this, but that a written more in compliance with what the national regulations that are being proposed and actually being brought out? is there any way that we can help to work with the states on that? thank you. >> well, i am not as familiar with the exact regulations you're talking about so far as the technology and the school buses. but so far as, you know, working with state legislators, again, i give you the invitation to contact me and talk directly with me. ncsl, on a whole, does not develop model legislation for states to adopt because, you know, the one size does not fit all, and we want to make sure states have flexibility in the way they approach legislation in their state. but i would at least welcome a conversation with you if there's an opportuni
in 1996. in fact the european union and others, including canada, australia, norway, japan and south korea have now imposed their own sanctions. virtually every western energy company has now agreed to cease sales of refined petroleum to iran and refrain from investments in iran's energy sector. following the passage, most banks in the united arab emirates, an portrayeding partner, stopped money transfers to iran. press reports have indicated sanctions have cut in half exports with dubai. south korean sanctions have suspended the iran bank in seoul. the bank is a known facilitator of iran's proliferation activities and south korea is iran's fourth largest trading parter. the impact is significant. based on our discussion with the korean government. the banks's operations have been shut down for good. japan have recently announced sanctions that target iranian entities and individuals of proliferation concern, including iranian banks, the islamic revolutionary guard corps and the iranian shipping lines. these sanctions, along with the prohibition on the transfer of proliferation-sensitive d
igor is now scooting south of newfoundland, canada. still a hurricane, although it's becoming more of a north atlantic storm. out in central atlanta we've got lisa. and there's your forecast for igor, and that's interesting to see. there's lisa, 40-mile-an-hour winds. not too concerned, one, because it's really far away. and also the time of year where it's tougher for these storms to make their way across the atlantic. 41 degrees in albany, saranac lake, 31 degrees. yeah, fall arrives tomorrow and starting to feel just like that, a little crisp in the air. >> it's supposed to be 87 in chicago. >> the rest of the country is warming up. we'll talk about that in 30 minutes. >> okay. we'll tell you later. >> top secret information. >> thanks, rob. >>> well, has president obama lost touch? he moved millions to tears just two years ago. now critics say he no longer connects. can he find the magic again? we'll talk about it still ahead. nine minutes past the hour. ♪ when it's planes in the sky ♪ ♪ for a chain of supply, that's logistics ♪ ♪ when the parts for the line ♪ ♪ c
. such as the sharp 225 study launching next month and studies in canada and europe. finally, wrapping up here, steps for harnessing technology, we have work to do, three big areas. one is to continue to support development of technology. i do think it can play a role to prevent distractions. these kinds of technology solutions need validation. we need research in passenger cars to figure out where they can deliver benefits, optimize those benefits and minimize any unintended consequences. secondly, we've got to make sure that as we introduce technologies, they continue to be integrated well, especially with the basic driver interface, and that will require shared guidelines across all manufactures, not just automakers and share test procedures. building hopefully on what the auto-- the alliance of automobile manufacturers has started and moving beyond that, perhaps, and finally, educating drivers to choose and use technology wisely because technology can only be a partner here. it requires a responsible driver. thank you. [applause] >> thank you. the federal government we recognize is one of limited
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